Flipkart sale, Oyo valuation gain help SoftBank post higher Q2 profit

Team TC

SoftBank Group Corp’s profit for the quarter through September jumped 78%, helped by gains from the sale of its stake in ....

5 November, 2018

Exclusive: Cloud kitchen startup InnerChef secures fresh funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Cloud kitchen startup InnerChef Pvt. Ltd has raised around $1.76 million (Rs 13 crore at current exchange rates) in a fresh funding ....

4 October, 2018
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SoftBank teams up with Toyota for future car technologies

Reuters

Toyota Motor Corp and SoftBank Group Corp said they would team up to develop new transport services, adding to a slew of deals ....

4 October, 2018

SoftBank may invest $200-250 mn in logistics firm Delhivery: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Japanese internet conglomerate SoftBank is likely to put up to $250 million (Rs 1,842.36 crore) in e-commerce logistics firm Delhivery ....

4 October, 2018

SoftBank steps up search for India head, engages headhunting firm

Binu Paul

Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp is aggressively on the lookout for a suitable candidate to lead ....

4 September, 2018

Hedge fund Tiger Global takes $1 bn stake in Japan's SoftBank

Reuters

U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global has built a stake worth over $1 billion in SoftBank Group Corp as it considers the Japanese firm ....

12 July, 2018
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SoftBank says selling entire Flipkart stake to Walmart

Dearton Thomas Hector & Shweta Sharma

Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp has confirmed it will sell its entire stake in Indian online retailer ....

23 May, 2018

How SoftBank has spun its web across India's internet companies

Anand J

SoftBank is the new IPO. For startups struggling to turn in profits, an initial public offering remains an unattractive proposition. ....

23 April, 2018

Apple confirms $1-bn investment in SoftBank Vision Fund

Disha Sharma

Apple Inc. is investing $1 billion in SoftBank Corp's $100-billion tech fund, according to a report in a major international ....

5 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: SoftBank stays on sidelines, tanks up for future

Deepti Chaudhary

By its lofty standards, 2016 was a relatively quiet year for the SoftBank juggernaut. The telecom and Internet conglomerate, which ....

29 December, 2016
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How SoftBank's local portfolio firms have fared as chairman Son visits India

Deepti Chaudhary

Not many investors can boast of a portfolio which is more than half full of unicorns. Japanese telecom and Internet conglomerate ....

2 December, 2016

Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal again takes a potshot at Uber

Binu Paul

Winning in a competitive market is as much about making tactical pronouncements at opportune moments as it is about making the ....

23 November, 2016

Exclusive: SoftBank pumps in another $5 mn in Housing even as merger talks continue

Manu P Toms

Japanese telecom and internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp, a leading investor in several Indian tech startups, has put in ....

22 November, 2016

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son to visit India; big announcement on Ola expected

Manu P Toms

SoftBank Group Corp chairman and managing director Masayoshi Son is coming to India early December when the Japanese telecom ....

21 November, 2016

SoftBank may invest up to $300 mn in Ola

Dearton Thomas Hector

Japanese Internet and telecom firm SoftBank Group Corp may invest $250-300 million (Rs 1,700-2,000 crore) in ride-hailing service ....

24 October, 2016

SoftBank will continue to back Ola, Snapdeal, says top exec Alok Sama

Dearton Thomas Hector

Japanese telecom and internet major SoftBank Corp will strongly back its investee firms Ola and Snapdeal as they take on global ....

20 October, 2016

Did Snapdeal, Ola, Grofers and Oyo just get a blank cheque from SoftBank?

Dearton Thomas Hector

  The $100 billion-tech fund that SoftBank has just launched with Saudi Arabia's sovereign fund Public Investment ....

14 October, 2016

Nikesh Arora resigns from SoftBank

Manu P Toms

SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday president and chief operating officer Nikesh Arora has decided to resign from the company, ....

21 June, 2016

Housing.com missing in action as SoftBank lauds India portfolio

Arti Singh

Japanese telecom and internet conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp has praised the performance of some of its portfolio companies ....

11 May, 2016

Unnamed stakeholders allege "wrongdoing" on part of SoftBank COO Nikesh Arora; Co defends him

Manu P Toms

A group of unnamed stakeholders in the Japanese multinational SoftBank Group Corp has made serious allegations against its president ....

21 April, 2016

SoftBank keen to accelerate investments in India: Masayoshi Son

PTI

Softbank has already invested $2 billion in Indian firms, and it would scale up the investment to $10 billion, CEO Masayoshi ....

16 January, 2016